What’s going on in and around Encinitas this week and beyond, Nov. 27-Dec. 2


These activities and more are taking place in and around Encinitas this weekend and beyond. For details, visit

Play: “End of the Rainbow,” 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, Lyceum Space Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego. Tickets $20 - $52. Info:

The final week! This savagely funny play offers unique insight into the life of Judy Garland, starring Eileen Bowman.

Leucadia Small Business Saturday Celebration, all day Saturday, Nov. 28, Leucadia’s corridor of Highway 101. Free.

Come to Leucadia to do all of your holiday shopping with independent local businesses. There will be special discounts, promotions and live music for this lively celebration! Join Leucadia 101 Mainstreet and neighbors for a Bike ‘N Brunch to enjoy Leucadia’s best cafes and eateries. There will be a social media led scavenger hunt with huge prizes for participants.

Laundry to Landscape: How to Install a Greywater Irrigation System, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 28, San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members $70, nonmembers $84. Register to

Learn how to turn your laundry wastewater into a resource again by irrigating your garden and saving up to 50 percent on your water bill. This system is low-cost, legal without a permit, and a lot of fun to build. Taught by instructor Greg Bullock.

E101 Holiday Arts Bazaar, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, Charlie’s Tire Shop lot at Highway 101 and F Street. Free. Call 760-943-1950.

Start your holiday shopping on Small Business Saturday and enjoy our first Arts Bazaar. Meet artists and local makers of an amazing array of work, including paintings, sculptures, knitted goods, jewelry and even skate deck spin art, plus live music.

Families Making History: Gratitude Wreaths, noon-4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, San Dieguito Heritage Museum, 450 Quail Gardens Drive. Free. Call 760-632-9711.

Enjoy fun activities that revolve around a historical theme. Make family memories and a keepsake that you can display in your home. In November, we will make gratitude wreaths. What is your family grateful for?

Ballet: “The Nutcracker,” 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 28 and 29, Star Theatre, 402 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside. Tickets $17, $12; $20, $15 at the door.

Come see the dancers of Performing Arts Workshop and the Junior Ballet Ensemble perform this holiday classic. Join Clara, her godfather Herr Drosselmeyer, Sugar Plum, and her Cavalier as they embark upon a fantastical dancing journey through the Stahlbaums’ Christmas Eve Party, the Mouse Battle, and the Snowy Forest to the land of the Sweets.

Billy Stewart Art Exhibit and Sale, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. Free.

Local Encinitan Billy Stewart painted and created art in Encinitas for 40 years. He was an important part of the 101 Artists’ Colony until his untimely death in 2014. His paintings will be on view and for sale. All proceeds will go to support Pacific View. Enjoy refreshments and live music.

La Paloma Theatre, 471 Coast Highway 101. Tickets: $10, $9 (cash only). For show times, call 760-436-7469.

Now showing: “Everest,” “Steve Jobs.” Friday Midnight Show: “Rocky Horror Picture Show.”

Jewish Family Services Coastal Club, starting at 10 a.m. Dec. 1, Temple Solel, 3575 Manchester Ave., Cardiff. Reserve for lunch by Monday, Nov. 30 at 858-674-1123. Info:

Seniors 60-plus can choose from: 10 a.m., Fit and Flexible with Silver Age Yoga instructor Danyll Monroe; 11 a.m. Showcase: Spirituality and Caregiving. Understand the importance of staying spiritually active while caregiving. Learn how to manage the spiritual and/or religious questions that may arise. Learn how to make the best of a difficult situation. A hot kosher meal is served at noon, and at 1 p.m. see “Robin Williams, Inside the Actor’s Studio” (2008, 99 minutes). Comedic icon Williams joins unflappable host James Lipton in one of the most-watched episodes of this program famous for its in-depth interviews with the biggest names in show business. Williams is off and running, but between his antics, the soul of a genuinely gifted artist shines through. This program contains scenes not shown in the broadcast version of this episode.

Art exhibit: Karla Ogilvie, Photography, through Thursday, Dec. 3; E101 MainStreet Association Gallery, 818 S. Coast Highway 101. Call 760-529-1551; visit

In this exhibition, Ogilvie takes a creative look into the San Elijo Campground, documenting the fun atmosphere while showing the cultural landscape of the surfing community. E101 MainStreet Association Gallery, 818 S. Coast Highway 101. 760-529-1551.

Art exhibit: Sfona Pelah, Impressions From My Inner World. Printmaking; through Thursday, Dec. 3, Civic Center Gallery, City Hall, 505 S. Vulcan Ave. Call 760-633- 2600;

“Printmaking uniquely combines the technical with the artistic in recreating my inner world on paper,” says the artist. “As I create a print, I am guided by the atmosphere that gradually rises and changes with each added element.”